Category Archive: Placemaking

Project of the Week | Makoko Floating School

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria Programme: School, Community Building Area: 220 m² Architects: NLÉ Architects Status: Completed 2013 Collaborators: Blok Kats van Veen Architects, Dykstra – Naval Architects, Thieu Besselink, Roel Bosch, Urhahn + Borra, Pieters Bouwtechniek,… Continue reading

We Are Building What Others Are Tearing Down

Our friends over at This Big City brought to our attention a fascinating Quora discussion regarding elevated freeway/highway construction. Nairobi is currently undergoing the process of implementing this very same type of construction… Continue reading

A Case Against Impending Elevated Uhuru Highway | An Open Letter by Eric Kigada

The following blog entry was first published as an open letter to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Roads in Kenya by Architect Eric Kigada in October 2012. Courtesy of Nairobi Planning… Continue reading

Nairobi Vision | Henning Larsen

The vision for the Nairobi Greater Metropolitan Region was to strengthen the identity of the Kenyan region thereby creating the basis for growth and development in the area. This project by Henning Larsen… Continue reading